Thursday, December 27, 2012
Day 43 of hunger striker for Mapuche Political Prisoners Héctor Llaitul and Ramón Llanquileo
Dr. Juan Carlos Reinao Marilao (the mayor of Renaico), came to Angol prison, in order to conduct a medical examination of the community members who are deprived of freedom: Héctor Llaitul Carillanca and Ramón Llanquileo Pilquimán, who are on a
hunger strike since November 14 of this year.
The doctor proceeded to do a health check of the inmates and later issued a report on their health status and some medical history:
Hector Llaitul Carrillanca: (45 years old), married, five children, university studies (social worker) from rural backgrounds with previous health history: High myopia; severe meniscopatia of the left knee; chronic gastropathy. hunger strike in 2007 of 80 days, 81 days in 2010 and 2011. Currently on liquid hunger strike since November 14, 2012, with an initial weight of 95,300, which is currently 78.500 kilograms.
Conclusions: With the clinical history and physical examination, it is possible to establish that the patient is hydrated, asthenia, afebrile, pale mucous membrane, predominantly frontal headache, general decline, paravertebral muscle pain, cramps in upper and lower limbs, loss of muscle strength , diffuse abdominal pain and los of weight 16,800 kilograms in 38 days without food intake. No measurement on diuresis.
Obs: Pending abdominal ultrasound.
Ramon Llanquileo Pilquimán of 31 years old, with two children, rural origin with a history of previous health problems: bradycardia under study, loss of vision of 50% in the right eye because of a buckshot pellet of gum, hunger strike of 81 days in 2010 and hunger strike in 2011. Relates to be on liquid hunger strike since 14 November 2012. Initial weight 69,400 kg and currently 56,100 kg.
Conclusions: With the clinical history and physical examination, it is possible to establish that the patient is hydrated, asthenia, afebrile, pale mucous membrane, generalized headache, permanent paravertebral muscle pain, permanent dizziness, cramps in upper and lower limbs and permanent insomnia, mild diffuse abdominal pain. He also presents loss of muscle strength and los of weight of 13,300 kilograms in 38 days without food intake. No measurement of diuresis.
After the examination doctor Reinao suggested for the patients, the following recommendations:
1. Watch according to developments
2. Measure vital signs every 6 hours
3. Maintaining the supply of drinking water 24 hours
4. Maintain power supply 24 hours
5. Maintaining hygienic measures appropriate to the circumstances